DECISION 2018 — CANDIDATE PROFILES

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2018 BREVARD COUNTY ELECTIONS

November 6th:

County Commission - District 2

Bryan Lober (R)

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Victoria Mitchner (D)

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County Commission - District 4

Curt Smith (R)

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Matthew Fleming (D)

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School Board - District 1

Misty Belford

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Shana Moore (write-in)

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School Board - District 2

Cheryl McDougall

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Charles Parker

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School Board - District 5

Katye Campbell

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Kelly Damerow

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Canaveral Port Authority - District 5 (R)

Robyn Hattaway (R)

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Maurice Boudreau (D)

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Soil and Water - Group 2

George Cowart

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James Sloan

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Soil and Water - Group 4

John Olivadoti, Jr.

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Jonathan Schuman

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Sebastian Inlet Tax District - District 5

Lisa Frazier

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David Pasley (incumbent)

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Adam Tritt

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Cape Canaveral Mayor

Byron Greene

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Robert Hoog (incumbent)

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Buzz Petsos

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Cocoa Mayor

Clarence Whipple, Jr.

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Jake Williams, Jr.

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Cocoa Council - District 1

James "Alex" Goins

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Laura Houston

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Cocoa Council - District 4

Jeri Blanco (incumbent)

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Lorraine Koss

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Cocoa Beach Commission - Seat 4

Skip Williams (incumbent)

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Cocoa Beach Commission - Seat 5

Mike Miller

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Cocoa Beach Charter Amendment 1

Revised Building Height Accommodations

Shall the City Charter be amended to revise the Charter's building height limit accommodations, adding a 10-foot allowance on the top of buildings for unoccupied building elements and attachments, and where applicable, specifying that the 45-foot Charter building height limit shall be measured from a parcel's FEMA Base Flood Elevation or other legally required minimum elevation for construction of habitable space, rather than the crown of abutting road?

YES to approve

NO to reject

 
Cocoa Beach Charter Amendment 2

Cleanup Amendment

Shall the Cocoa Beach City Charter be amended to make certain technical, corrective and conforming changes to the Charter to correct scrivener's and grammatical errors, provide clarifying definitions relating to City boards, committees and departments, conform City budget procedures to current state law, and add clarifications to make the Charter easier to read and understand?

YES to approve

NO to reject

 
Malabar Council - District 2

Laura Mahoney (incumbent)

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Brian Vail

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Malabar Council - District 3

Derek Ports

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Steve Rivet (incumbent)

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Malabar Referendum

Continued Participation in the Brevard County Law Enforcement MSTU

Shall the Town continue to participate in the Brevard County Law Enforcement MSTU?

YES to approve

NO to reject

 
Melbourne Council - District 2

Mark LaRusso

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Betty Moore (incumbent)

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Melbourne Council - District 4

Debbie Thomas (incumbent)

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Melbourne Council - District 6

Teresa Lopez (incumbent)

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Julie Sanders

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Melbourne Referendum

General Obligation Bonds: Police Headquarters Facility Project

Shall the City of Melbourne issue general obligation bonds to finance the property acquisition, design, construction, and equipping of a police headquarters facility, not exceeding $35,000,000 in aggregate principal, in one or more series from time to time, bearing interest not exceeding the maximum legal rate, maturing not later than 20 years from their respective issuance dates, pledging the City's full faith, credit, and ad valorem taxing power?

YES to approve

NO to reject

 

 
Palm Bay Council - Seat 4

Thomas Gaume Jr.

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Kenny Johnson

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Palm Bay Council - Seat 5

Jeff Bailey

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Aaron Parr

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Palm Bay Referendum 1

Economic Development Ad Valorem Tax Exemptions

Shall the City of Palm Bay, Florida, be authorized to continue to grant, pursuant to Section 3, Article VII of the State Constitution, property tax exemptions to new businesses and expansions of existing businesses for the purpose of encouraging job creation?

YES to approve

NO to reject

 
Palm Bay Referendum 2

Bonds for Road Improvement Projects in Palm Bay

Shall the City be authorized to issue general obligation bonds for the exclusive purpose of improving local roadways and ancillary facilities and eliminating potholes in an amount not to exceed $150,000,000, payable from annual ad valorem taxes maturing not later than twenty years from the date of each issuance and bearing interest at a rate not exceeding the maximum legal rate, with all expenditures reviewed by a citizens advisory committee?

YES to approve

NO to reject

 
Titusville Council - Seat 5

Steve Heisler

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Jo Lynn Nelson (incumbent)

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West Melbourne Council (vote for 3)

Daniel Batcheldor

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Bill Mettrick (incumbent)

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John Dittmore (incumbent)

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Andrea Young

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Tracy Hudson-Frantzis

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ELECTION CALENDAR:
November 6
- General
 
DEADLINE TO REGISTER TO VOTE:
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CANDIDATE PROFILES

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